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Huntington University Nursing Career Academy

The Huntington University Department of Nursing is offering a summer nursing career academy to teach high school students about the field of nursing. This summer nursing camp located on the Huntington University campus in northeast Indiana is designed for highly-motivated students who are entering their junior or senior year of high school. Interested? Keep reading! 

On July 16-20, 2018, the Huntington University Nursing Career Academy (or HUNCA, as we like to call it) is a week-long, college-like experience exploring the field of nursing in a hands-on environment. Participants will have the opportunity to become CPR certified and learn basic first aid and nursing skills in HU’s Nursing Simulation Center and classrooms. They will also to tour area hospitals and trauma centers and interact with a variety of nursing professionals. There will be time spent in the nursing simulation lab learning core nursing concepts and core nursing skills. There will also be time spent in the chemistry lab working with toxicology and forensics, microbiology lab learning about bacteria and viruses, and a trip to the cadaver lab to learn about anatomy. 

The academy will also have fun social activities, eating in the campus dining room, and staying in campus residence halls, giving the participants a taste of the Huntington University college experience. 

“If you are thinking that you might be interested in a career in nursing or you already know that you want to become a nurse, our academy is a great place to learn what the nursing school at Huntington University is all about. The academy is a fun way to discover nursing as a career, meet new friends and hang out with  Huntington University’s nursing faculty and students,” stated Dr. Diana Shenefield, Nursing Career Academy Director.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in nursing or related healthcare field, come discover our career academy. The cost is $500 for the week and only 24 participants are accepted. 

Register today!

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